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Academic Year/course: 2017/18

450 - Degree in Marketing and Market Research

27627 - Commercial Prices Management


Syllabus Information

Academic Year:
2017/18
Subject:
27627 - Commercial Prices Management
Faculty / School:
109 - Facultad de Economía y Empresa
Degree:
450 - Degree in Marketing and Market Research
ECTS:
6.0
Year:
3
Semester:
Second semester
Subject Type:
Compulsory
Module:
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5.1. Methodological overview

The learning process that has been designed for this course is based on the following activities:

The learning process designed for this course is based on a combination of theoretical lectures, problem-solving activities and case studies, as well as the discussion of texts and papers.

5.2. Learning tasks

The programme offered to the students to help them achieve the learning results includes the following activities...

  • Theoretical lectures: introduce the theoretical concepts together with real examples which facilitate the comprehension and application of these concepts.

  • Troubleshooting and presentation of real problems and cases, elaboration and presentation of projects, discussion of current and emerging topics, essays and interactive activities. All these activities will be carried out both inside and outside the classroom, individually or in groups.

  • Independent work: this includes the study of the theoretical and practical contents, the resolution of practical exercises, the development of individual and/or in-group activities, the search for and analysis of information, among others.

  • Evaluation activities.

5.3. Syllabus

PART 1: PRICING IN MARKETING

UNIT 1. – Nature and Importance of Price in Marketing

1.1.- The role of price in Economic Theory

1.2.- The role of price in Marketing: Nature, objectives, and importance

1.3.- What is pricing? Concept and application

1.4.- Key terms and concepts in pricing

UNIT 2 – Design of the pricing policy

2.1.- Factors that influence pricing

2.2.- Objectives of pricing

2.3.- Design of the pricing policy

 

PART 2: PRICING IMPLEMENTATION

UNIT 3 – THE ROLE OF COST IN PRICING

3.1.- Cost: How to measure it and importance for pricing

3.2.- Cost: A typology

3.3.- Marginal cost pricing

3.4.- Full cost pricing

UNIT 4 – THE ROLE OF DEMAND IN PRICING

4.1.- Price elasticity

4.2.- The role of perceived value in pricing

4.3.- Psychological mechanisms to understand customer responses to pricing

4.4.- Pricing research methods

UNIT 5 – THE ROLE OF COMPETITION IN PRICING

5.1.- The importance of competition in pricing

5.2.- Competitive situation, competitive position, and competitive strategies: Impact on pricing

5.3.- Competitive pricing

5.4.- Competitive reactions to price changes

5.5.- Price wars

 

PART 3: STRATEGIC PRICING

UNIT 6 – Strategic Pricing

6.1.- Pricing over the product life cycle

6.2.- Experience curve and pricing

6.3.- Product-line pricing

6.4.- Price discrimination